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December 23, 2013


Tommy, your forays into the toxins of Freeperdom are always superbly reported, but the visuals you chose this week were above and beyond the call.

That last one especially -- so that's what drunken frat boys grow up to be!

Thanks so much for this weekly dose of snark'n'sanity you put together. Wishing you and yours a wonderful holiday season and a great year ahead!

Thanks, Mark - I've been wondering if anyone is even reading any more.
I see the page hits, but comments are what keep me doing this.


It's hard to think of anything to say. The incredibly ignorant comments they make boggle the mind, making commenting on the series a bit difficult, but we do appreciate your courage.
Have a great holiday!

Thanks Tommy T, for going into the bowels of Freeperville for us so conscientiously. Have a Happy Merry Christmas

Just a heads up for coming attractions. For some reason CNN had 2 examples of wing-nuttery this week.

Just today, they had the near traditional story that NORAD is on the lookout for Santa. They included pictures of fighter jets scrambling. (So far, kind of in line with past years). But then they had an interview with some brass from NORAD where the guy in camo was saying that they were in the air to intercept Santa so they could protect him from the Grinch and all the other bad guys. (I can just hear him adding terrorists and Al Kayh-dah). Now do you want your munchkins to loose sleep that Al Q is gonna hijack Santa ????)

About a week ago they actually had a newscaster in a tirade about how a school was active in the war on Christmas. (I can only hope she really wondered how she got stuck with this story.) Played what appeared to be a Jr. High Assembly with choir singing Silent Night. Only instead of "round yon virgin, mother and child" they sand "Glory Streams from Heaven above. Heavenly hosts sing Alleluia" and CNN cut the video there - finding it on YouTube they ended sleep in heavenly peace x2).

Uh, does CNN not know that there are multiple verses to Silent Night ????

You know, I read "Sadly, No", and something they say there is "IT'S ALWAYS PROJECTION". For a buncha conservatives, Freepers are really obsessed about the BUTTECKS, and the word 'Anus'...

Don't threaten the Duck, Tommy. These columns are some of the best parts of my week!

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